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Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Online Learning Modules

Here are some recommendations for viewing both of these educational modules in Articulate 360: Rise. There are further instructions on the introductory pages.

We recommend that you DO NOT use Internet Explorer to view these presentations. Users have reported issues playing videos with an IE browser. See below for our recommended browsers.

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Note: JavaScript must be enabled in your browser for the course to work.

If you are still experiencing difficulty in accessing the module after trying the recommendations above, contact your organization's IT department for assistance.

1) NTDS: A Curriculum to Achieve Zero Preventable Infections

This is a self-paced learning tool designed specifically for staff in outpatient hemodialysis facilities. It focuses on key infection prevention techniques and patient safety concepts. Chapters of this Curriculum marked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Making Dialysis Safer logo represent collaborative work between the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the CDC, through sponsoring Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS).

Zero Infections Module

This is not a CME product.

2) Managing Infections in an Outpatient Dialysis Facility

In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NTDS is pleased to present this online resource, which presents core infection prevention and patient safety concepts in a case-based format. The module includes video, audio files, and text to present core concepts. The module runs approximately 90 minutes in total length; it may be watched at intervals as your schedule allows.

Managing Infections Module

This is not a CME product.